Supply Chain

Transparency and provenance are driving innovation in supply chain software

Supply chain software

In search of smarter supply chains

By Rick Pendrous & Michelle Perrett

With consumers increasingly demanding transparency in the provenance and supply of their food, manufacturers are coming under pressure to use the latest digital technology to ensure product security and achieve optimal efficiency from farm to fork.

Kuyk: ‘If we don’t have a market to sell it into, we don’t have a gain for UK fishermen’

Fish in the frame as UK leaves EU

By Michelle Perrett

UK-based fish processors are pushing for the Government to close trade deals with countries outside the UK, such as Norway and Iceland, as negotiations with the EU and UK are set to heat up over fishing rights.

the loss of frictionless trade with the EU could see prices rise and a loss of availability, claimed the BRC

Food prices to rise with Brexit border friction

By James Ridler

The UK will be at risk of higher food prices, reduced supply of short shelf-life goods and a lack of choice as a result of border friction with the EU, according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC).

Greenyard Frozen's work with FareShare has helped to create 80k meals

Food surplus scheme creates 80,000 meals

By James Ridler

Fruit and vegetable producer Greenyard Frozen has helped create 80,000 meals for vulnerable people through its partnership with food charity FareShare.

Adapting to new technology is the way forward for supply chain operators, said Dombach

Supply chain profile

Zebra Technologies: Working smarter, not harder

By James Ridler

Daniel Dombach, head of Solution Sales at Zebra Technologies, explains why supply chain operators need to become tech-savvy to stay ahead of the game.

Ocado reported a pre-tax loss of £214m in 2019

Warehouse fire deepens Ocado loss in 2019

By James Ridler

Online retailer Ocado has reported a £214m pre-tax loss for the year ended December 2019, after costs resulting from a fire at its Andover customer fulfilment centre ate into profits.

Food bosses shared their Brexit concerns at this year's Business Leaders' Forum

business Leaders' Forum

Companies voice Brexit export fears

By Rod Addy

Suppliers have voiced concerns about Brexit’s impact on exports, after admitting that uncertainty about the effects of the UK’s departure from the EU had already hit international trade.

Farming, trade and adapting to change post-Brexit

Farming, trade and adapting to change post-Brexit

By James Ridler

The future of farming in the UK post-Brexit, the growing trend of plant-based foods and trade negotiations outside the EU were standout discussions at this year’s Business Leaders’ Forum, according to chair Geoff Eaton.